Food Hygiene Bureau

Dr. Lowe was speaking at the Fourth International Food Safety Conference

Newly appointed head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries’ Agro-Investment Corporation, Dr. David Lowe, says that a number of initiatives has been taken by Jamaica to ensure food safety standards, to facilitate global trade in Jamaican food. Dr. Lowe said that among these initiatives was the establishment of the Jamaica Import/Export Inspection Centre, which […]

Who are the FDA

The scope of FDA’s regulatory authority is very broad. FDA’s responsibilities are closely related to those of several other government agencies. Often frustrating and confusing for consumers is determining the appropriate regulatory agency to contact. The following is a list of traditionally-recognized product categories that fall under FDA’s regulatory jurisdiction; however, this is not an […]

Making Food Safety A Habit With The Food Hygiene Bureau Jamaica

In my recent presentation at the Observer’s foodie seminar, I gave some insight on the importance of making food safety a habit in ensuring the maintenance of personal and public health. One key takeaway from my presentation was the need for food production and service entities to pay closer attention to the delivery of the […]

PECB Signs A Partnership Agreement With Food Hygiene Bureau Ltd

We are unique in that our products and services are specific to the agro processing sector in areas of technical services and international accreditation all important to the export market to assist firms in reaching overseas suppliers.  Please see Press Release with our latest international partner PECB offering an extensive range of ISO training for […]

Drinks From 4 Popular Brands Sold At Costco And Walmart Are Being Recalled

The third-largest food and beverage company in North America announced a voluntary recall of powdered drink products sold under four beloved brand names in the U.S. and Canada because they could contain “very small pieces” of glass or metal. All four of these beverage brands are popular with kids, so they may be present in your family’s pantry. That’s why […]

Food Security Strategy – Charles Shares Plan To Counter Effects Of Pandemic, Ukraine War

The Government has formatted a national food security strategy to counter the potentially crippling effects of rising prices triggered by the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Pearnel Charles Jr told the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Charles Jr explained that the strategy, called ‘Grow Smart, Eat Smart’, […]

Pollution Penalty – Windalco Subjected To Heavy Punishment For Rio Cobre Diasater

The Government has moved to impose heavy punishment on UC Rusal Windalco for the release of “thousands of litres of harmful trade effluent” into the Rio Cobre last week that resulted in a fish kill which affected several species, impacted other aquatic organisms, and posed a danger to domestic water supply for tens of thousands […]

Birmingham Restaurant Fined £50,000 Over Wooden Serving Boards

A restaurant has been fined £50,000 by magistrates for serving food on “unhygienic” wooden boards. Birmingham City Council says the wooden plates, used by Ibrahim’s Grill and Steak House in Acocks Green, pose a risk of food poisoning. Inspectors visited the restaurant in October 2016 and had a number of concerns about cleanliness. And though […]


Advisor and Scientist

Formerly Senior Professor/ principal scientist and university head of entomology at ANGRAU AND PJTSAU . Had Doctoral degree in 1983 with specialization in Pesticide Residues, Insect Toxicology and worked for more than 33 years indifferent capacities as Professor/ Researcher and Extension scientist.

Specialisation: food safety and food security issues, pesticide residues, insect toxicology and IPM. He is involved in farmer empowerment and entrepreneurship development initiatives in agri-ecosystem.

Worked in collaboration with CIMMYT, Mexico on breeding for Insect Resistance and on innovative technologies in sugarcane, Potato, Ginger and Turmeric.